Week 4 – Managing Cloud Instances at Scale

configuration management and the cloud week 4

Practice Quiz: Building Software for the Cloud

1. What is latency in terms of Cloud storage?

  • The measure of how many reads or writes you can do in one second, no matter how much data you’re accessing.
  • The amount of data that you can read, and write in a given amount of time.
  • The amount of time it takes to complete a read or write operation.
  • The time delay between an input and output.

2. Which of the following statements about sticky sessions are true? (Select all that apply.)

  • All requests from the same client always go to the same backend server.
  • Sticky sessions maintain an even load.
  • They should only be used when needed.
  • They can cause problems during migration.

3. If you run into limitations such as rate limits or utilization limits, you should contact the Cloud provider and ask for a _____.

  • Beta version
  • Quota increase
  • A/B test
  • Blob storage solution

4. What is the term referring to everything needed to run a service?

  • Environment
  • Provisions
  • Utilization limits
  • Continuous integration

5. What is the term referring to a network of hosts spread in different geographical locations, allowing ISPs to be as close as possible to content?

  • Domain Name Service
  • Continuous Deployment
  • Platform as a Service
  • Content delivery network

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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